Q 3D Printer Aims To Offer An Easy Printing Experience Straight Out Of The Box (video)

Q 3D Printer

Anyone in the market for a 3D printer looking for a solution that is capable of being used straight out of the box, might be worth giving the new Q 3D printer more investigation.

The Q 3D printer has this week launched over on the Kickstarter crowdfunding website with the aim of raising $40,000 to make the jump into manufacture with packages starting from $499.

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OctoFire 8 Port USB 3.0 Fast Charging Hub (video)

OctoFire 8 Port USB 3.0

Finding a decent USB charging hub can sometimes be a little tricky especially if you want to connect many devices that will be using large amounts of power, such as when charging mobile devices and tablets.

Skiva Technologies think they have the solution and have create the OctoFire 8 Port USB 3.0 that is capable of providing a massive 2.4 amps per port and offers data transfer speeds of upto 5 Gbps.

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Asus VivoMini Barebones Mini PC Launches For $160

Asus-VivoMini

After being unveiled last year and showcased at this years CES 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas Asus has now made their new Asus VivoMini Windows mini PC available to purchase for $160.

The first in the Asus VivoMini range to launch is a barebones mini PC powered by a Celeron 2957U processor and no storage or memory, but has 2 SODIMM slots for up to 16GB of memory and an mSATA SSD connector for storage.

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EinScan-S White Light 3D Scanner Launches On Kickstarter From $799 (video)

EinScan-S 3D Scanner

Following on from the unveiling at this years CES 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the EinScan-S white light 3D scanner has now launched its Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign with the aim of raising $50,000 to help it jump into production.

The EinScan-S white light 3D scanner is the world’s first white light desktop 3D scanner and provides a safe 3D scanning environment that is both fast and accurate to use full creative 3D printing projects. Watch the video below to learn more about this innovative and very unique 3D scanner.

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MIPS Creator CI20 Single Board Mini PC Launches For $65

MIPS Creator CI20 Mini PC

A new mini PC has been made available to purchase this week in the form of the MIPS Creator CI20 single board computer that is now available to purchase for $65 and is capable of running the Quake 3 game engine at 1080p while drawings less than 2.5 watts of power.

Even though the new MIPS Creator CI20 development board is more expensive than the hugely popular Raspberry Pi mini PC. It does include a number of features such as wireless connectivity and GPIO, UART, I2C, ADC, and other connectors.

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Hive Home Automation And Security System (video)

Hive Home Automation And Security System

Anyone looking for a home automation or home security system might be interested in a new control device called the Hive which has been designed by the Hive company based in Salt Lake City Utah.

The Hive home automation and security system is capable of connecting to your smartphone or tablet using a companion application and allows you to easily control your lights, locks, electronics, appliances and other connected devices from anywhere.

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46 Inch Ideum Duet Windows 8 Smart Table Launches Next Week For $8,000 (video)

Smart Table

If the latest smartphone and tablets devices are a little small for you, then the Ideum Duet smart table might be more your street with its massive 42 and 46 inch touchscreen display.

The Duet is capable of running dual operating systems and comes preloaded with Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 and Google’s Android 4.4 KitKat operating system within the single smart tablet unit.

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VexBox Lets Parents Throttle Their Children’s Internet Usage (video)

VexBox

A new device called the VexBox has been created by Sean ORiordan that has been designed to provide parents with a way of throttling their children’s Internet usage via the main connection.

VexBox allows parents to easily throttle their broadband Internet connection reducing connection speeds down to just 56k making surfing the web and playing games almost impossible in this day and age.

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Black Swift Tiny Wireless Computer Unveiled For $25 (video)

Black Swift Tiny Wireless Computer

Makers, developers and hobbyists that are looking for a tiny wireless computer equipped with ability to be added to other projects might be interested in a new piece of hardware called the Black Swift.

The Black Caps swift is a tiny wireless embedded computer that has been created by Alexander Nikitin and offers a powerful affordable open source computer that is capable of running Linux. Watch the video below to learn more about this truly tiny computer.

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Basis Peak Fitness Watch Now Links To Your Smartphone For Notifications On Your Wrist

Basis Peak fitness watch

Basis the makers of the Basis Peak Fitness watch have today announced the rollout of new update to their wearable device that has brought with it the ability to now link to your iOS or Android smartphone.

The Basis Peak watch update now enabled users to view texts, calls, emails, calendar events and habit alerts from your smartphone directly on their wrist via a small vibration alert.

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Unreal Engine 4 Virtual Tour Demo Looks Unbelievably Realistic (video)

Unreal Engine 4 Virtual Tour

The Unreal Engine is a game engine that has been developed by Epic Games and was first released back in 1998 and has since been used to build a wide range of games across a wide variety of genres including stealth, MMORPGs, RPGs, and first-person shooter (FPS) video games.

In the video below the current Epic Games engine has been used to create Unreal Engine 4 Virtual Tour that shows what can be achieved by designers using the games engine with the right skills.

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